Racial differences in physiologic parameters related to asthma among middle-class children.

@article{Joseph2000RacialDI,
  title={Racial differences in physiologic parameters related to asthma among middle-class children.},
  author={Christine Lm Joseph and Dennis R Ownby and Edward L. Peterson and Christine Cole Johnson},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2000},
  volume={117 5},
  pages={1336-44}
}
BACKGROUND Asthma morbidity and mortality are higher in the United States for African-American (AA) children when compared to European-American (EA) children. STUDY OBJECTIVES To explore racial differences in physiologic factors associated with pediatric asthma severity. DESIGN Cross-sectional. METHODS We analyzed data from two groups of children in suburban Detroit, one of which contains non-urban, middle-class AA children, a group not usually included in childhood asthma studies. All… CONTINUE READING

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